Feb 25, 2011

At SingleHop we are well aware that a large portion of our customer base is made up of small to medium size businesses, in many ways not unlike us. With this in mind we have asked some industry experts to shed light on tricky subjects that all businesses our size need to grapple with sooner […]

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Jul 9, 2010
Dan Ushman

‘Cloud hosting’ can be an ambiguous term. That ambiguity can make shopping for cloud hosting difficult. How are you to know what type of cloud hosting you need when you can hardly define it? Much like their Cirrus and Cumulonimbus brethren in nature, cloud hosting platforms come in a number of shapes and sizes, but […]

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Jun 21, 2010

One of the basic questions you need to answer when working on a startup is where the project will live—what infrastructure will you use to serve your application and store your project data? Until 2007, the most common solution was to buy a server (or a server cluster, depending on the size of the project) […]

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Jun 14, 2010

Like summer songs, technologies have their own life-cycles. Jay-Z’s ‘Young forever’, and Black Eyed Pea’s ‘I Gotta Feeling’ seem bound to dominate 2010′s pop music summer charts. However, once fall and winter begin to swoop in newer and maybe even catchier songs will begin to take their place. Cloud computing is one of those technologies […]

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May 25, 2010

Is the dedicated server market in a price war?  The market has been rife with low, low offers on cheap dedicated servers, including some as low as $30/month.  But the revolutionary pricing raises more than a few questions:  are the offers legitimate?  Is the savings worth it in the long run? Choosing your dedicated server […]

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Apr 19, 2010

Hello again, a few days ago I published a post explaining two key differences in the new Google Caffeine algorithm change. Here at SingleHop SEO is extremely important. While most of our dedicated server customers come to us from word-of-mouth, Google still is one of the key drivers of growth. Today I want to walk […]

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Apr 12, 2010

There has been a lot of hype in the SEO world surrounding Google’s new Caffeine search algorithm update. In all fairness, every time Google makes a chance, heads turn. It’s not a surprise that “how will this affect my rankings?” is the first question to pop into most webmasters heads the moment an algorithm change […]

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Feb 16, 2010
Dan Ushman

My co-workers know this already, but I figured I’d share it here anyway. I’m a bit like a ‘kid on Christmas’ when the mail comes—I always run down to the mailbox and pick it up and then sort through it myself. Oh well, we all have our idiosyncratic little tendencies and this one is one […]

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Feb 4, 2010

At SingleHop, we take the information associated with your dedicated server very seriously. Surprisingly alot of people contact us attempting to have us divulge information or have changes done on a server without providing the correct information to validate their identity. Sometimes this leads to a little bit of friction with clients representatives, but in […]

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Oct 12, 2009
Chris Larkin

When one is just starting out, be it as a start-up company with a great new web application, a small business with a mostly static website, or even a shared hosting company, chances are a dedicated server is not needed right off the bat. Most VPS accounts will provide root access to install whatever is […]

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